|Author||Rodgers, Rebecca; Zhang, Xiaomu (Amie); Toomey, Phil|
|Source/Publisher||Australian Institute of Health and Welfare|
This report contains detailed analyses underlying the summary data presented in the policy report Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Performance Framework 2008 report, produced by the Department of Health and Ageing. It finds that in 2009-10, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander: primary health care services provided 2.4 million episodes of health care to about 456,000 clients, a 14% increase in episodes of care, and a 22% increase in the number of clients reported compared with 2008-09; substance use services provided treatment and assistance to about 26,300 clients, an increase of 14% compared with 2008-09; and Bringing Them Home and Link Up services provided counselling to about 10,700 clients, an increase of about 27% compared with 2008-09.
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